Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has bought a rare Frank Lloyd Wright Usonian house, known as the Bachman Wilson House, located in the Borough of Millstone in Somerset County, New Jersey.
Museum officials said the plan is to disassemble the house and move it to Arkansas, where it will be reassembled on the museum’s 120-acre grounds, located 25 miles north of Fayetteville. — fayettevilleflyer.com
Though Morgan assisted campus architect John Galen Howard with the master plan, Girton Hall is the only building to be designed specifically for the campus by Morgan. — sfgate.com
The international ideas competition series POST+CAPITALIST CITY has announced the winners of its last quarter, 4#Move. Previous installments focused on the issues of 1#Shop, 2#Work, and 3#Live. — bustler.net
Wright aficionado and architect Paolo Bulletti has launched an effort to purchase the 1954 Bachman Wilson House, one of Wright’s Usonian Houses in New Jersey, and transport the structure to the town of Fiesole outside Florence. — blogs.artinfo.com
The house was just $1. The catch? A delivery charge of nearly $22,000.
.....Moving a house is, in theory, relatively simple. — New York Times
The 1941 Maxwell house by Richard Neutra, one of Southern California's most celebrated residential architects, is being moved in pieces from Brentwood to a vacant lot in Angelino Heights, the neighborhood near downtown Los Angeles best known for its restored Victorians. Photographer Brian Thomas Jones was on the scene as the first part of the 1,700-square-foot wooden structure made the journey down Sunset Boulevard to its new home. — LA Times
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